Registered Nurse - First Assistant

Job ID: 441737
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: First Assist
Date Posted: January 14, 2020
Address: 7950 W Jefferson Blvd
Location: Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Duration: Full-time
Start Date: February 06, 2020
Employment Type: Perm
Weekly Pay: Call for details
Company: Nursing Jobs

Job Description & Requirements

Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager and/or Supervisor and clinical leadership of a registered nurse, prepares the surgical suite and patient for surgery and assists the team during the procedure. Performs additional functions related to cardiovascular surgery. Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program or completed a surgical technology program or completed a surgical technology program provided by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard or the commissioned corps of the United States Public Health Service. Documentation of actively practicing surgical technology in a health care facility prior to July 1, 2009, certification (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology is required within 12 months from graduation date. Documentation of actively practicing surgical technology in a health care facility prior to July 1, 2009 will be accepted in lieu of certification requirements. Certification is not required to be maintained after initial attainment. If the CST certification requirement applies, individuals must attempt certification exam within 3 months of date in position and will have up to six months after hire to successfully pass certification exam or must have achieved certification within 12 months of graduation. 15 continuing education hours related to the practice of surgical technology must be maintained annually to continue employment. This is tracked within he department by management from documentation provided by the surg tech associate. CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) is required within three (3) months of date in position and must be maintained current. Apply today to learn about what we can offer you. Please contact Dalena Phan, Recruiter at Dalena_Phan@chs.net for more details.

Required Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited surgical technology program or completed a surgical technology program or completed a surgical technology program provided by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard or the commissioned corps of the United States Public Health Service. Documentation of actively practicing surgical technology in a health care facility prior to July 1, 2009, certification (CST) by the National Board of Surgical Technology is required within 12 months from graduation date. Documentation of actively practicing surgical technology in a health care facility prior to July 1, 2009 will be accepted in lieu of certification requirements. Certification is not required to be maintained after initial attainment. If the CST certification requirement applies, individuals must attempt certification exam within 3 months of date in position and will have up to six months after hire to successfully pass certification exam or must have achieved certification within 12 months of graduation. 15 continuing education hours related to the practice of surgical technology must be maintained annually to continue employment. This is tracked within he department by management from documentation provided by the surg tech associate. CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) is required within three (3) months of date in position and must be maintained current.

Facility Location

Fort Wayne is a midwestern city that's chock full of cultural and entertainment options. The city boasts plenty of annual festivals that residents and visitors flock to by the hundreds. BBQ Ribfest, Greek Fest, and the Three Rivers Festival are just a few of these vibrant events. The John and Ruth Rhinehart Music Center provides Fort Wayne residents with a bevy of performing arts related events every month, while the Fort Wayne MoMA specializes in showing the best of contemporary American visual art. Recently voted "Best Place in the Country for Minor League Sports," Fort Wayne offers the sports enthusiast something to love as well.

Job Benefits

This positions offer a wide range of benefits that typically include Full Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Flex Spending as well as generous Compensation packages and differentials.

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